Concentrations of antiretrovirals in hair are associated with virologic outcomes in cohorts of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive individuals but have never been examined in a clinical trial. We show for the first time the predictive utility of hair antiretroviral concentrations in a large HIV treatment-naive trial (AIDS Clinical Trials Group protocol A5257).
Keywords: A5257 study; AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG); HIV; hair concentrations; non-NNRTI regimens.
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